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Frugal Tips and Fun Crafts - 5/16/12 (ALL)

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | 1 comments
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The Deluxe Kid Wash
The Deluxe Kid Wash

-- Wouldn’t this “kids’ car wash” be fun this summer?  

The Deluxe Kid Wash is crafted almost entirely from PVC pipe, an excellent material not just for its low cost (about $30 for all the pieces shown here) and durability, but also for its ease of use!

With all those interconnecting pieces -- it's like Tinkertoys for grown-ups).

Green Cleaning: 10 Simple Habits
Green Cleaning: 10 Simple Habits

-- My favourite tip from the article?

Take your shoes off at the door. My children have done this from the minute they could take off their own shoes.

Keeps the floors much cleaner!

Now if I could get the dogs to clean off their own paws before coming in! LOL

What's your favourite tip?

Fishing for Knowledge

-- I used to make games out of household items for my boys when they were young.

Josh's favourite thing to make was elevators!

This game is fun, and you don't need a lot of skill to play fishing.

You could just fish for the really little ones, colours or letters for a bit bigger, even words!

How to Do a French Manicure... Effortlessly!

-- Do you love a French Tip Manicure?

Does it seem too hard to do this at home?

Try this simple trick!

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- This was posted by Catherine on May 16, 2012 -

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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up - and re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and Bella, the cat.

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  1. Karen says:

    I have been enjoying these links round ups lately...good stuff :-)

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